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Color and shape abstract art

How you can help at home: In this activity your child explores different shapes to create abstract art.

Make a Paper Quilt

How you can help at home: This activity teaches math skills and creative problem solving.

Numbers sense

How you can help at home: This number-sense game played with dice helps your first grader build math concepts such as greater than and less than.

Raising a financially savvy child

Our readers offer their advice about how to teach money management to children.

Raising a financially intelligent child: focus on allowances

The authors of The Financially Intelligent Parent recommend giving your child an allowance - but don't tie it to chores.

Weather graph

How you can help at home: In this activity your child observes the weather and makes a bar graph.

Map that house

How you can help at home: Practice beginning mapping skills with your first-grader by mapping your house onto graph paper.

How Can I Make Multiplication Fun?

My third-grader is struggling with the multiplication tables. Do you have any suggestions for making this fun?

Don't let their brains melt

Avoid summer school (and summer brain drain) with a little e-learning.

Undercover calculation

Seven fun ways to work math into your kids' everyday routine.

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